Question: I am 20 week pregnant. Recently my thyroid level got raised up to 5.51. which is little bit higher than normal. Do I have to take medicine???
Answer: Hello... since you are thyroid level is 5.51,it is higher than the level of second trimester,so it is advisable to take medicine by consulting doctor,along with precaurion will help you to control thyroid,during pregnancy,the thyroid stimulating harmone (TSH) level,should be lower than level of non pregnant ,the level of thyroid during first trimester is 0.1-2.5,and in second trimester is 0.2-3.0,third trimester 0.3-3.0,the difference in these values lead to thyroid definiciency, there are two types of thyroid know as hyper and hypothyroidism,if you maintain stable thyroid value,it won't affect baby and you in any way Untreated thyroid condition can cause problem during,but many womens are well treated and yields healthy baby,those with hyperthyroidism will be more careful because Thier fetus has higher risk to develop neurological or IQ problem Precautions to control thyroid .. Intake of carrot and egg Include more carrot in your diet,it contain vitamin A,which helps in controlling thyroid gland and include egg too which too helps a lot Vitamin B rich foods. Vitamins like B complex like B1,B2,B3,B5,B6,B7,B9,B11 will helps you in controlling thyroid,include foods like barley,cereals,green leafy vegetables,eggs,in your diet Ginger tea Make a habit of drinking ginger tea, regularly it will controls thyroid gland .. Vitamin D Vitamin D helps in vital source of thyroid gland,so start standing in morning sunlight for atleast twenty minutes will give you better results Coconut oil Include coconut oil in your diet,which will helps to control thyroid Rock salt Start using rock salt in your diet,which helps in effective working of thyroid gland
Question: I am 6 week pregnant and i have thyroid level 12.88.what to do to reduce it
Answer: Please visit your gynaecologist. Either he/she will prescribe medication or will refer you to a specialist. Don't let it go. Even I had thyroid when I got pregnant and had to take medication.